World Century Compendium To Tcm - Volume 6: Introduction To Acupuncture And Moxibustion

World Century Compendium To Tcm - Volume 6: Introduction To Acupuncture And Moxibustion

Volume 6: Introduction to Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Ren Zhang, Xue-min Wang

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Acupuncture and moxibustion are one of the most important contributions our ancestors have made to humankind. In the narrow sense, acupuncture and moxibustion refer to medical therapy, whilst broadly, they are an integral science consisting of four subdisciplines: the subject of meridians and acupoints, the subject of acupuncture and moxibustion techniques, the subject of acupuncture and moxibustion therapy, and the subject of experimental acupuncture and moxibustion.

Contents:
  • Old Yet Young Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion
  • Meridians and Collaterals
  • Distribution of the 14 Meridians and Collaterals
  • Introduction to Acupoints
  • Specific Points
  • Commonly Used Acupoints
  • Techniques of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
  • Prevention and Management of Possible Accidents in Acupuncture Treatment
  • Filiform Needles
  • Introduction to Acupuncture Manipulations
  • Moxibustion
  • Cupping, Warm Needling and Fire Needling
  • Dermal Needling, Collateral Bloodletting and Intradermal Needling
  • Electroacupuncture, Acupoint Application, Acupoint Injection and Acupoint Laser Irradiation
  • Ear Acupuncture
  • Scalp Acupuncture
  • Eye Acupuncture and Wrist–Ankle Acupuncture
  • A General Introduction to Acupuncture Treatment
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Infectious Diseases
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Diseases of the Respiratory and Circulatory Systems
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Diseases of the Digestive and Blood Systems
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Diseases of the Metabolic and Immune Systems
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Diseases of the Neural and Mental Systems
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Diseases of Surgery
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Obstetrics and Gynecology Diseases
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Pediatric Diseases
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for ENT Diseases
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Dermatological and Other Diseases
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Healthcare

Readership: Medical professionals, both Western medical doctors and TCM practitioners, particularly those practicing in Australia, Europe and America; Chinese medicine educators, clinical and basic Chinese medicine researchers and health science students (particularly Chinese medicine students); herbalists, gerontology researchers, nutritionists, public health specialists (health policy departments in ministries of health and universities); professionals at the World Health Organization and affiliated institutions, and pharmaceutical companies; librarians of TCM professional associations and teaching institutes and the lay reader who either wants general knowledge or wishes to understand how TCM can help a friend, relative or loved one.


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